Nimi Attanayake
Nimi Attanayake
Co-founder / Director
nimtim architects

Nimi is director and co founder of nimtim architects, starting the practice in 2014 alongside Tim. Nimi brings energy, positivity and sense of adventure to everything she does. She has been appointed as an External Examiner for Manchester University, a judge for both Surface Design Awards and British Homes Awards and is on the steering group for RIBA Guerrilla Tactics conference.

Nimi is a qualified garden and landscape designer and leads our nimtim landscapes department. A UK qualified architect since 2008, she has worked for some of London’s most highly regarded practices including Penoyre & Prasad and Hawkins/ Brown where she was a project architect for Corby Cube and other significant developments such as Metropolitan Wharf in Wapping.

Nimi has helped lead nimtim architects to become one of the most recognised and celebrated young architecture practices in the UK. Nimtim have been named as part of the Architecture Foundations ‘new architects 4’, *Wallpaper’s ‘20 practices to watch in 2020’ and one of The Architect’s Journal’s ‘40 under 40’. Most recently nimtim have won places on two lots as part of the London Mayor’s Architecture and Urbanism (A+U) framework.

Nimi is a member of the Design South East Panel and Frame Design Review Panel for a number of London Boroughs. These multi-disciplinary panels of leading construction professionals provides a clear, constructive and consistent voice on design quality in the built environment for Local Authorities and across SE England.